Preston Brown

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Name: Preston Brown
Hometown: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
Boxing Record: click

Preston Brown was considered a "good" fighter from Philadelphia. Of African-American descent, he had most of his fights in that city. Brown was sometimes referred to as the "Negro Featherweight Champion of America."


Many of the entries in the linked career record come from research by Chuck Hasson, as contributed to IBRO Journal Issue No. 38. To this early research, there have been extensive corrections and additions by Luckett Davis, who researched the Philadelphia Item and the Philadelphia Public Ledger--with the latter being provided by Paul Zabala.